A $500,000 grant from the National Park service will be used to renovate buildings along Tulsa’s former Black Wall Street, nearly 100 years after the area was largely destroyed and as many as 300 people were killed in one of the nation’s deadliest outbreaks of racial violence.
50 plus Okla. artist collaborate on ‘Fire in Little Africa’ to commemorate the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
The project brings together over 50 of the most talented rappers, singers, producers, poets, musicians and visual artists in Oklahoma with the idea of bringing the community together in the spirit of Black Wall Street to commemorate the centennial of the 1921 massacre.
The owner of Rolling Oaks has finally signed the highly anticipated agreement. Unfortunately, out of caution, the City of Tulsa stated that the Tulsa Mass Graves Investigation scans and excavations have been postponed.
The new gallery will open to the public at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 6, as part of the Tulsa Arts District First Friday Art Crawl. The first installment in The Healing Series will be “Blacklahoma” by Shannon Nicole of Oklahoma City.
The Julius Jones Coalition will host a social justice meeting at the Historic Vernon Chapel AME in Greenwood.
As the community closes out Black History Month, Friendship Church seeks to highlight over 30 local black entrepreneurs who are members of their church and community. The Church will give these entrepreneurs an opportunity to sell their products and services to the community.
Focus: Black Oklahoma is a one-hour news and public affairs program on various topics relevant to Oklahomans across the Black diaspora that will air on Public Radio Tulsa monthly beginning in February 2020.